MILTON — The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the three finalists for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Charles Phan of Gulf Breeze High, Caroline Buechner of Navarre High, and Kristin Ardis of Woodlawn Beach Middle.

The Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year will be announced on Jan. 24. Teacher of the Year nominees will be recognized at Santa Rosa’s Golden Apple Awards celebrating all Santa Rosa public educators on March 1. For more information, visit